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Mining Resources for Global Learning<br />International Studies Schools Network Summer Institute 2010<br />Kate Farmer, De...
Session Overview<br />  Accessing resources locally, nationally, and globally<br />  Charting a path to successful partner...
Accessing Resources<br />Local: Primarily accessed through relationships<br /><ul><li>  Whole Foods (AGS)
  Western Union (DCIS)</li></ul>National: Primarily accessed online, may lead to in-person experiences<br /><ul><li>  Heif...
  Teach UNICEF</li></ul>Global: Primarily accessed online, may lead to personal relationships<br /><ul><li>  iEARN (CSI)
  ePals</li></li></ul><li>Charting a Path to Successful Partnerships<br /><ul><li>   A ‘value-add’ approach
   Identifying needs
   Merging cultures
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  1. 1. Mining Resources for Global Learning<br />International Studies Schools Network Summer Institute 2010<br />Kate Farmer, Denver Center for International Studies <br />Alexis Menten, Assistant Director, Education, Asia Society<br />July 11, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Session Overview<br /> Accessing resources locally, nationally, and globally<br /> Charting a path to successful partnerships<br /> Leveraging resources for global learning<br /> Creating an action plan – small group discussion<br /> Sharing ideas – large group discussion<br /> Concluding comments <br />
  3. 3. Accessing Resources<br />Local: Primarily accessed through relationships<br /><ul><li> Whole Foods (AGS)
  4. 4. Western Union (DCIS)</li></ul>National: Primarily accessed online, may lead to in-person experiences<br /><ul><li> Heifer International (Mathis)
  5. 5. Teach UNICEF</li></ul>Global: Primarily accessed online, may lead to personal relationships<br /><ul><li> iEARN (CSI)
  6. 6. ePals</li></li></ul><li>Charting a Path to Successful Partnerships<br /><ul><li> A ‘value-add’ approach
  7. 7. Identifying needs
  8. 8. Merging cultures
  9. 9. Promotional materials
  10. 10. Use your most powerful asset
  11. 11. Getting partners in the door
  12. 12. Never too much recognition</li></li></ul><li>Leveraging Resources for Global Education<br />1. Business, Economic Development, and Trade Organizations2. International Affairs and International Humanitarian Organizations3. Educational Exchange/International Volunteer Programs4. Media/Technology Resources5. Colleges and Universities6. International Studies Schools Network<br />
  13. 13. Creating an Action Plan: Small Groups<br /> Identify a school/department/classroom need.<br /> What resources are necessary to meet that need?<br /> What kind of organization/online resource could offer access to these resources?<br /> How could you approach a potential partner to get involved?<br /> How could the partner get involved at the school in a variety of roles?<br /> How would the partner organization benefit from being partnered with your <br /> school?<br /> What would you do to nurture the partnership?<br /> What are the next steps you need to take to establish this relationship?<br />
  14. 14. Sharing Ideas: Large Group Discussion<br /> What is the identified need and how are you going to acquire the resources to <br /> meet it?2. What new resources did you discover either through discussion with others in <br /> your group or online?<br />
  15. 15. Thank you!<br /><ul><li> Thank you for bringing your ideas, experience, and support of others in the network to leverage resources to help enrich the global learning that takes place at our schools!
  16. 16. Any final questions or feedback?
  17. 17. Good luck with your plans and keep us posted on your progress!</li></ul>Kate Farmer – kate_farmer@dpsk12.org<br />Alexis Menten – amenten@asiasociety.org<br />

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